Valle has been a user researcher for several years with design firms based in Austin, Texas. Combining experience in both qualitative and quantitative research methodologies, she works with clients and end-users to identify the real problems facing complex and innovative applications.
Valle earned a dual B.A. in anthropology and Spanish from the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, and an M.S. in information studies from the University of Texas at Austin. Prior to joining the Expero team, Valle worked as a Sr. UX Researcher at a design consultancy in Austin with clients such as GSD&M and Whole Foods Market. At Expero, Valle has been in the trenches with domain-expert end-users such as scientists, engineers, business analysts, and enterprise architects.
When Valle’s not immersing herself in a complex domain with niche experts, she’s taking guitar lessons and watching courtroom dramas.